HOI AN – DA NANG – BANA HILLS (GOLDEN BRIDGE)
Day 1: DANANG – HOI AN ARRIVAL (D)
Arrival at Danang Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our local guide and transfer to Hoian while passing Danang city – the fourth largest city in Vietnam, the gateway to the central provinces and a sea port with nice beaches and resort. En route you visit the Marble Mountain, whose peaks represent the five elements of the universe then continue driving along Non Nuoc Beach to Hoi An. Arrival Hoian, check in the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure for your own activities. Dinner at Baba’s Kitchen Indian Restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hoian.
Day 2: HOI AN – CYCLING – FISHING LIFE (B, L, D)
Morning, you start the day with a leisurely bicycle ride along picturesque country roads. You will witness the Vietnamese rural life, offering endless photo opportunities. Then board the boat for a river cruise down to Cua Dai. Meet and engage with local fishermen and get hands-on experience of traditional round net and cast net fishing. You will also have the chance to maneuver the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring coconut-palm flanked waterways. After breakfast at hotel, you will enjoy bicycle ride to Tra Que Village. Visit the vegetable village and see the daily activities of the local farmers there. Continue riding bicycle along De Vong River to Hoi An Beach dock. Take a boat to Cua Dai sand dune, enjoy casting net show and learn how to cast net by local fishermen. Continue to Cam Thanh Water coconut village, have a brief introduce to the history there. Take on the basket boat along the water coconut river. Fishermen will teach you how to catch the crabs (02 paxs/ boat). Divide group into small teams for basket boat racing and catching crabs. The winner will get a lovely gift. Embark on the boat, enjoy the folk songs show by local people there.
Enjoy the lunch at local family house (seafood) before transfer back to discover Hoi An. One of the best ways to discover Hoi An and its surroundings is by walking, during your leisurely walk you will visit some of the historic merchant and community houses, places of worship and famous Japanese Covered Bridge, the daily life of the local people: green paddy fields, vegetable gardens, markets, temples, historic houses, fishermen and stunning countryside scenes will simply mesmerize you. This tour offers great photo opportunities and you may find yourself chatting with the locals and inhaling unforgettable memories. Dinner at Ganesh Indian Restaurant (Halal). Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 3: HOI AN – BANA HILLS (GOLDEN BRIDGE) – DANANG CITY TOUR (B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, our local guide will meet you at the lobby and transfer to Danang – the fourth largest city in Vietnam, the gateway to the central provinces and a sea port with nice beaches and resort. Today you will visit this mountainous theme park perched 1,500m high on a mountain, a hill resort inherited from the French – Bana Hills. The site was first developed by the French in the 1920s, who escaped the summer heat for its cool, mountain air.
Arrive at the Cable car station at the foot of Ba Na Mountain. Enjoy the first leg cable car, which achieves two Guinness World records in 2009, longest non-stop cable car (5,042m) and highest non-stop cable car (1,292m). Sitting in the cabin, in mid-air, looking upon the endless tree line of the forests, bring you with spectacular views of the lush jungle and fairly waterfalls along the way. Experience pristine ecological systems of the Ba Na Mountains will leave you the sense of unforeseeable discovery. You will visit the Le Jardin, old wineries, remains of French Villas and Ling Ung Pagoda with 27m high Buddha status. We then leave the Le Jardin for the second cable car station to visit the top of mountain and see the remain of old villas. Conquer the Peak of Chua Mountain at the height of 1,487m. View the whole Danang city under the cluster of white clouds. Leave Peak of Chua Mountain, visit the trail of Dreaming Stream, Rainbow Waterfall, Suspension Bridge, Golden Valley, and ruined Opera House, play with wild monkeys and take photos, Stroll through the Golden Bridge amid the foggy hills of the mountain, enjoy the gorgeous view of Da Nang city. Lunch at local restaurant (Buffet). Return to Cable car station and get back to Danang. The day comes to a close with a visit to the Cham Museum – The world’s foremost collection of the sculpture of the ancient King-dom of Champa from the 7th to 15th century. Dinner at Mumtaz Indian Restaurant (Halal). Overnight at hotel in Danang.
Day 4: DANANG – Departure (B)
Morning free at your own leisure until transfer to Danang International Airport for departure flight.